For safe pet confinement in the outdoors, nothing beats a dog pen. Tying a pet out on a chain or a cable run is not ideal, as the constant wear of a collar pulling against their neck can be damaging to the throat. Letting your pet run free is often illegal and always unwise for safety reasons. The best system to contain a pet outdoors is in a safely fenced environment.
There are many options when it comes to dog pen fencing, with some pros and cons to any of the selections of kennels and enclosures that are on the market. These types of enclosures are made in many sizes and of different gauges of wire. You should always purchase the right strength and size of fencing in order to properly contain your canine companion, and this will depend on the size and temperament of each animal.
A wooden dog pen is often the choice of sportsmen for their hunting dogs. These enclosures can be on wheels to make them easily moved. They can also be made to expand which is ideal for a growing puppy, as it will grow right along with your pet. They can be purchased or made either with, or without, a floor
Unlike most chain link cages, these wooden models are usually lightweight and can be portable. There are many options to choose from whether you choose to go with chain link or wooden pens.
A good dog pen is an investment in the safety and well-being of your best friend. Some research will help you to determine what type is best for your dog, and whether you go with a chain link or wooden style, or another kind, the result should be a safe and comfortable environment for your canine friend.